Instructions for Echocardiography Procedures


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Echocardiography (ECHO)

  • Allow approximately 30 minutes for this procedure
  • No preparations are required for this procedure
  • Wear a 2 piece outfit

Prior to your scheduled stress test, DO NOT participate in any strenuous and/or tiring physical activity.

Stress Echocardiography

  • Allow approximately 1 to 1 1/2 hours for the procedure
  • Follow your physician’s instructions concerning which medications to take prior to your procedure
  • DO NOT EAT or DRINK two (2) hours prior to the test
  • Wear a comfortable 2-piece outfit
  • Wear comfortable walking shoes (NO flip flops or slides)

Dobutamine Stress Echocardiogram

  • Allow approximately 1 to 1 1/2 hours for the procedure
  • Follow your physician’s instructions concerning which medications to take prior to your procedure
  • DO NOT EAT or DRINK 4 hours prior to the procedure
  • Wear a 2-piece outfit

Please contact our business office at 404-297-9077 if you have any questions regarding your financial obligations.